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Social Studies In Action A Methodology Workshop, K-5.
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Engaging Students in Active Learning

How do we engage students in active learning? This session examines the relationship between social studies content and the teaching strategies that tap students' critical thinking skills, promote cooperative learning, and underscore the relevance of social studies in students' lives.


To help you extend your thinking, you will:

  • Explore cooperative learning.
  • Define the elements of authentic instruction.
  • Analyze social studies lessons for active learning strategies.

Learning Goals

At the end of this session you will be able to:

Identify the elements of authentic instruction.

Identify strategies that promote active learning.

Apply strategies for active learning in your practice.

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